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Nissan Sentra Service Manual: Periodic maintenance

M/T OIL

Inspection

OIL LEAKAGE

Make sure that gear oil is not leaking from transaxle or around it.

OIL LEVEL

  1. Remove filler plug (1) and gasket from transaxle case.
  2. Check the oil level from filler plug mounting hole as shown.

CAUTION:

Do not start engine while checking oil level.

  1. Set a gasket on filler plug and then install it to transaxle case.

CAUTION:

Do not reuse gasket.

  1. Tighten filler plug to the specified torque. Refer to TM-30 "Exploded View".

CAUTION:


CAUTION:

Do not overtighten the filler plug as this could cause the transaxle case to crack.

Draining

  1. Start engine and let it run to warm up transaxle
  2. Stop engine. Remove drain plug (1) and gasket, using a suitable tool and then drain gear oil.
  3. Set a gasket on drain plug and install it to clutch housing, using a suitable tool.

CAUTION:

Do not reuse gasket.

  1. Tighten drain plug to the specified torque. Refer to TM-30, "Exploded View".

CAUTION:

Do not overtighten the filler plug as this could cause the transaxle case to crack.

Refilling


Refilling

  1. Remove filler plug (1) and gasket from transaxle case.
  2. Fill with new gear oil until oil level reaches the specified limit at filler plug mounting hole as shown.

Oil grade and viscosity : Refer to MA-11, "Fluids and Lubricants".

Oil capacity : Refer to MA-11, "Fluids and Lubricants".


  1. After refilling gear oil, check the oil level. Refer to TM-19, "Inspection".
  2. Set a gasket on filler plug and then install it to transaxle case.

CAUTION:

Do not reuse gasket.

  1. Tighten filler plug to the specified torque. Refer to TM-30, "Exploded View".

CAUTION:

Do not overtighten the filler plug as this could cause the transaxle case to crack.

Symptom diagnosis
NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING NVH Troubleshooting Chart Use the chart below to find the cause of the symptom. The numbers indicate the order of the inspection. If necessary ...

Removal and installation
SIDE OIL SEAL Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove front drive shafts. Refer to FAX-18, "6M/T : Removal and Installation (LH)". Remove differential side oil seals (1) from clu ...

Other materials:

OIL PAN
Exploded View Transaxle assembly Oil pan gasket Magnet Oil pan Overflow tube Drain plug gasket Drain plug Oil pan fitting bolt : Always replace after every disassembly. : NВ·m (kg-m, ft-lb) : NВ·m (kg-m, it-lb) Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove the en ...

Brake pedal
Exploded View WITHOUT BRAKE PEDAL POSITION SWITCH Snap pin Brake pedal assembly Brake pedal pad Stop lamp switch Clip Clevis pin Apply multi-purpose grease. WITH BRAKE PEDAL POSITION SWITCH Snap pin Brake pedal assembly Brake pedal pad Brake pedal position switch ...

Fuel level sensor unit, fuel filter and fuel pump assembly
Exploded View Lock ring Fuel level sensor, fuel filter and fuel pump assembly O-ring Fuel tank Removal and Installation WARNING: Read “General Precautions” when working on the fuel system. Refer to FL-2, "General Precaution". NOTE: When removing componen ...

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